Inspector I – Legal Metrology Services

Contract Type
Competitive Salary
Date Posted
Expiry Date
Verification of all weighing and measuring devices used in trade and commerce, including for new and emerging industries.


The Guyana National Bureau of Standards (GNBS), operating under the Ministry of Business is a semi- autonomous governmental organization responsible for standards and quality in Guyana. We are seeking a dynamic, experienced and motivated individual who is inspired by our mission and wants to play a key role in standards and quality in Guyana. 



  • • Conduct all activities under the Weights and Measures programme, such as surveillance, verification and initiate the necessary follow up actions. 
  • • Provide feedbacks to the Chief Inspector, Senior Inspectors and Inspector 11 on matters affecting the work of the department and the general execution of activities. 
  • • Complete and maintaining records of activities conducted daily. 
  • • Maintain the Quality Management System of the Department and other standard by conducting activities in accordance with the ISO 17025 and 9001 procedures 
  • • Account for revenue generated from the execution of activities in the field and all equipment, seals and physical standards issued by the GNBS for the purpose of executing the various activities of the department. 
  • • Maintain the LMD laboratories in a tidy and organised manner at all times. 
  • • Perform any other related duties that may be assigned from time to time by the Senior Inspector or Inspector 11 and any other duly authorised persons. 



  • Ordinary Diploma in Science from the Technical Institute (TI). Preference would be given to applicants with working experience. OR Five (5) subjects GCE or CXC preferably science inclusive of English Language and Mathematics.
  • Preference would be given to applicants with working experience. 
  • Must be computer literate. 



  • Commensurate with experience and qualifications. Benefits include, travel allowance, telephone allowance, uniforms, private pension plan and health insurance, training and capacity development. 90 days probationary period applies to all positions except management positions. 



  • May be required to work during the lunch interval and on weekends to support the Oil and Gas Industry 
  • Must be prepared to travel outside of Georgetown to other branches of GNBS 
  • Numerous high priority and business critical deadlines 
  • Full-time position Monday to Friday with hours of work 08:00hrs to 17:00hrs 
  • Required to work beyond normal working hours/days to meet deadlines and deliverables 
  • Occasional local and overseas travel may be required 
  • Must be physically fit and be able to lift at least 50 kg 


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